Hobbs Municipal Court accepts credit card payments over the phone, in person and online. You can pay your citation by credit card online at www.municipalonlinepayments.com/hobbsnm. Just enter your citation number or driver’s license number to access your pending case and pay with your visa or mastercard credit card or debit card. There is a $1.50 transaction fee per payment. If you don’t have internet access, call the city court at 575-397-9272 to pay by phone.
Sheri’s Memorial Fund, which helps victims of domestic violence and abuse, has opened a thrift store in the old Crabby Jack’s building, 1826 N. Jefferson in Hobbs. The store also accepts donations of household items, clothing, shoes and accessories, as well as monetary gifts. All donations are tax deductible. For more information, contact Jan Lobeck at 691-9437.
Southeast NM Community Action Corp. invites Lea County residents that staff is available to help with rent, utilities and prescriptions at its offices at 1601 N. Turner, suite 104 in Hobbs. Hours are Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m. til 2 p.m. Walk-in’s are welcome. Applications can be picked up and returned during business hours. For more information, contact Elisa Davis, executive director, at 393-9328.
Hobbs Downtown Lions Club asks you to gather up used eyeglasses, prescription and non-prescription sunglasses and donate them to the “Lions Recycle for Sight” program. This recycling program provides glasses to people where eye care often is unaffordable and inaccessible. Take to Faith in Action, Eye Center, Family Vision Center, Hobbs City Hall, or Lea Regional Hospital. For additional information, you can contact Becky Cousins at 392-9347.
There’s a 12-step program called “Coolife” brought to you by Heart’s Desire in Lovington that’s free and open to everyone in need in Lea County. Support group meetings are Mondays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. at 1109 S. Main St. in Lovington. You can also contact 396-0235 for more information.
Lovington V.F.W. holds a dance every Saturday night from 7-9:30 p.m. at The Post located one mile north of Lovington on the Tatum Highway. Cost is $5. There’s a live band for dancing and potluck refreshments.